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School Shooter In Washington State Is Apprehended; One Student Dead

The suspect is reported to be a young student described by a friend as "nice and funny and weird."

A student at a high school in rural Washington state opened fire outside a biology classroom on Wednesday, killing another student and wounding three others before being caught.

The shooting

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